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More Stringent Requirements for Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Effect in New York State

On July 30, 2002 legislation requiring the installation of carbon monoxide detectors in all new residential construction in New York was signed into law. The…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 28, 2010

Levine & Slavit on the Front Page of Today's New York Law Journal

One of our negligent security cases, Benson v. Monte Carlo, LLC, (Nassau County, Supreme Court Index # 016489/2007) made the front page of today's New…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 26, 2010

Pediatricians Urge The Extension of Choking Prevention Strategies from Toys to Food

When considering the risk of young children choking, thoughts tend to center more upon toys than upon food. But that can cause the risk of…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 23, 2010

Injured Child Cannot Recover from Foster Parent on Claim Based Upon Negligent Supervision

It is a long-standing rule in New York that a child does not have a legally cognizable claim for damages against his parent for negligent…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 19, 2010

NYC Department of Buildings Announces Construction Site Accident Statistics for 2009

New York City Buildings Commissioner announced an 84% decrease in fatal construction-related accidents in New York City in 2009 when compared to the previous year.…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 14, 2010

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Reports Difficulties Enforcing Reduced Lead Level Limits in Childrens Toys

The Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008(CPSIA) directed the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to assess and report to the House and Senate…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 11, 2010

Does Anybody See Those On-Line NYC Buildings Department Advisories to Take Precautionary Steps at Construction Sites In Preparation for Gusts Of High Wind?

New York City didn’t get the snowstorm forecasted for this past weekend, but the City Department of Buildings issued what’s become its customary and standard…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 08, 2010

Wiitis Is Not Just a Funny Name

Once in a while discussions about injuries resultant from playing Nintendos games are published. Ailments have humorously been labeled "Nintendinitis" and recently more specifically as…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 05, 2010

Attention Taxi Drivers in New York City: No Electronic Devices Allowed While Driving. Period. Or Else.

For more than ten years, Taxi and Limousine Commission rules have prohibited drivers from using cell phones while driving. In May, 1999, the Commission was…

Posted by SEO Admin on Feb 01, 2010

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The law firm of Levine & Slavit, PLLC has served clients in Long Island and the Greater New York City-area since 1957. We are a team of personal injury and wrongful death lawyers who work tirelessly for victims' rights. Our team is licensed and affiliated with the:

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